Tag Archives: mood

Health Benefits of Gratitude

Thanksgiving is this Thursday and if you are breathing, can see this post and read it I would venture to say you have reason to be thankful! That’s the way I look at it anyway. I am very thankful you … Continue reading

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Health: Gut Bacteria, Moods and Parasites

This summer was predicted to be one of the worst when it comes to tick borne diseases. When you think of ticks you automatically think of Lyme disease but there’s more than just that. Ticks carry not only bacterial diseases … Continue reading

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Brain Health and Mood: Happy Pills?

I worked with a lovely lady several years ago who wanted to lose a significant amount of weight. As I do with all my clients, I had her complete a detailed questionnaire. I saw she was taking an anti-depressant and … Continue reading

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Health and Happiness: 5 Mood Boosting Foods

There are so many simple, easy ways we can boost our moods when we are feeling blah. Just spending time outside in nature and the sunshine is usually enough to do it for me and it’s been well documented as … Continue reading

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Healthy Living: Kindness Does a Body Good

Especially at this time of year we are more aware of being kind to each other. And that’s a wonderful thing! I think you’ll find this article from HeartMath Institute very eye-opening as to some surprising benefits of kindness you … Continue reading

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Healthy Moods: Life Experiences and Your Perception of Them

Watch the news on TV for 5 minutes and you’ll agree it’s no wonder depression and anxiety are reaching epidemic proportions in this country. While there have been numerous theories on what the cause of depression is, a recent study … Continue reading

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Healthy Mood: Is It Really Just All in Your Head?

Inflammation is the root, and not the many other “symptoms” we have been told are the cause of any number of physical problems. For instance the pharmaceutical companies would have us believe elevated LDL cholesterol – the “bad” cholesterol – … Continue reading

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Healthy Family Meals: More than Just Keeping Kids Healthy

“…up to 15 percent of youth in the United States suffer from depression and approximately 80 percent of 10-year-old girls have been on a diet…” The statistics above from this article sadden and alarm me greatly. As the mother of … Continue reading

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Are You Overlooking This?

I’ve noticed my 87-year old father, who has always been very calm and upbeat, has seemed down lately.  I understand that at this age he cannot do all the things he once did and wants to, so I do get … Continue reading

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How Diet Affects Your Temper

When you don’t provide your body with the nutrients it needs, it becomes unable to produce critical hormones and brain chemicals. As this very interesting article and short video detail, this can lead to a short fuse and angry, aggressive … Continue reading

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